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Amphetamine Information

Amphetamine Benefits & Uses

Amphetamine is used to treat the following -

Amphetamine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Amphetamine


Amphetamine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amphetamine is used -

  1. Insomnia Mild
  2. Restlessness
  3. Tremor
  4. Behavioural Changes
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Hallucinations
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Blurred vision
  9. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  10. Metallic taste in mouth
  11. Abdominal Pain Mild
  12. Diarrhoea
  13. Urticaria

Amphetamine Related Warnings

Is the use of Amphetamine safe for pregnant women?

Amphetamine can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Amphetamine and take your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Amphetamine safe during breastfeeding?

Amphetamine may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Amphetamine on the Kidneys?

You can take Amphetamine without any fear of damage to kidney.


What is the effect of Amphetamine on the Liver?

There are no any side effects of Amphetamine for liver.


What is the effect of Amphetamine on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Amphetamine on heart have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Amphetamine with Other Drugs

Amphetamine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amphetamine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amphetamine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Bipolar Disorder
  2. Depression
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  5. Hyperthyroidism
  6. Tourette Syndrome
  7. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  8. Bulimia Nervosa
  9. Liver Disease
  10. Kidney Disease
  11. Glaucoma
  12. Seizures

Frequently asked Questions about Amphetamine

Is this Amphetamine habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Amphetamine may be habit forming. It is essential that you take [medicine] only on doctor's instructions.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Amphetamine. So it is best to avoid driving.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Amphetamine only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Amphetamine in mental disorders is not effective.


Amphetamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amphetamine

Taking Amphetamine with food is safe.


Interaction between Alcohol and Amphetamine

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Amphetamine as it can have severe side effects.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Adderall XR® (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product- dextroamphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, amphetamine sulfate)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 134-135